Claudia's Cranberry Salad

Claudia's Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


This is my variation of my mother-in-law's cranberry salad. She always made it for Thanksgiving and Christmas. My husband doesn't feel like he has had his holidays without it.


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12 oz
fresh or frozen cranberries
1 large
orange, zested (reserve zest) and peeled
zest of one orange
1 large
(20 oz) crushed pineapple, not drained
2 c
1 c
pecans, chopped
2 small
(3 oz each) pkg black cherry jell-o
2 c
boiling water

How to Make Claudia's Cranberry Salad


  • 1Grind cranberries and peeled orange with food grinder or food processor.
  • 2Stir in pineapple (including liquid from can), orange zest and sugar. Let stand while dissolving Jell-O in 2 cups boiling water.
  • 3Add cranberry mixture to Jell-O. Refrigerate to set.

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About Claudia's Cranberry Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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